Passenger train derails in Budgam

BUDGAM — A passenger train plying on the Baramulla-Banihal section has derailed from a railway track at Mazhama area in central Kashmir Kashmir’s Budgam district, officials said on Friday.

Quoting a railway official news agency KDC reported that a coach of train no 04483 skidded off at km no 85/7 and 85/8 on Budgam-Baramulla track.

“All the passengers are safe and train is halted at Mazhama,” he added.

“Officials have also reached the spot and as per reports there was no causality so far”, he said.

He said that the machinery required is being sent on the spot and an enquiry will be initiated to know the actual case of this incident.

Meanwhile, the train service has been suspended on Budgam-Baramulla track in view of the incident.